Hummus, or houmous, is a simple dish of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern origins. In its original form, it is both dairy free and gluten-free, suitable for everyone from vegans to meat lovers. Yuppie!! If you are allergic to nuts or sesame seeds, you may have to pass on this one.. how sad! But cry not, we have plenty of other recipes for you. You can find them using our smart-search!.
The primary ingredients used in the classic version of the dish are chickpeas and tahini, a paste made from ground sesame seeds. From this, you can then add spices and other ingredients to experiment with new and exciting flavors.
Do not let its humble ingredients fool you though, hummus can make a profound impact in many dishes thanks to its nutty flavor and smooth consistency. Sometimes the most delicious meals are the easiest to make 😉!
Moreover, hummus is a healthy substitute for many dips and spreads as it’s rich in protein and fibers. In fact, chickpeas and tahini are great plant-based sources of proteins and contribute to your daily intake of essential fats, vitamins and minerals. To get the best out of these nutritious ingredients make sure you use organic and unprocessed ones, like this amazing raw sesame paste.
So hummus is awesome, we get it... But did you know that making it is surprisingly trivial and quick?
In the steps below, we will show you how to make your own hummus at home. The method doesn’t require any cooking, only a good blender. It is so simple to prepare you will regret spending all that money buying it from the store and will end up learning how to make an even better tasting one 😎!